JOHN URSERY WESTBERRY
(RICHARD FURMAN2, MOSES1) was born January 24, 1856 in Georgia,
and died March 24, 1945 in Pinellas, Florida. He married MARY
JANE JOINER September 18, 1877 in Wayne Co, Georgia, daughter
of JOSEPH JOINER
and SUSAN STRICKLAND. She was born June 1858 in Georgia.
Notes for JOHN URSERY WESTBERRY:
1880 Census, Wayne Co, Georgia.
John Westberry, 24; Mary, 24; Firman, 5/12.
1900 Census, Ware Co, Georgia.
John Westberry, Jan. 1857; Mary, Jun. 1858; Joseph, May 1880;
Lonnie, Mar. 1885; Bessie, Mar. 1890; Lessie, Aug. 1892; Mary,
1920 Census, Ware Co, Georgia.
John Westberry, 62; Mary J., 61; Lessie G., 24; Edward Joyner-(Nephew),
23; Lawrence Westberry-(GS), 14.
Children of JOHN WESTBERRY and MARY JOINER
i. JOHN W. WESTBERRY, b. 1878.
2. ii. JOSEPH FERMON WESTBERRY, b. May 1880; d. 1945, Jacksonville,
3. iii. LONNIE COLON WESTBERRY, SR, b. March 1885, Gardi,
Georgia; d. August 01, 1964, Florida.
4. iv. BESSIE WESTBERRY, b. March 1890.
v. LESSIE WESTBERRY, b. August 1892.
vi. MARY WESTBERRY, b. October 1897.
Generation No. 2
2. JOSEPH FERMON WESTBERRY (JOHN URSERY3, RICHARD FURMAN2,
MOSES1) was born May 1880, and died 1945 in Jacksonville, Florida.
He married JENNIE CATHERINE MATTOX, daughter of <UNNAMED>
and MARY MATTOX. She was born February 19, 1888, and died October
05, 1972 in Duval Co, Florida.
Notes for JOSEPH FERMON WESTBERRY:
1910 Census, Ware Co, Georgia.
J. F. Westberry, 29; Jennie, 22; Lawrence, 5; John, 3; Thomas,
1-2/12; Mary J. Maddox, MIL, 65.
1930 Census, Waycross, Ware County, Georgia, April 14.
Westberry, Joe S., 49, Married at age 25, Chef/Restaurant; Jennie,
Wife, 42, Married at age 17; John, Son, 22, Single, Mechanics/Auto
Garage; Mike, Son, 18, Single, Mechanics/Auto Garage; Alma, Dau.-in-Law,
18, Married at age 15, (Born in Tennessee); Doris, Granddau.,
1 2/12, (Born in Tennessee). (Living on Marion Street)
*Florida Times Union, February 3, 1945.
WESTBERRY - Joseph F. Westberry, 64, died Thursday morning at
his home, 237 W. Ninth Street. He was a native of Wayne County,
Ga., and came to this city ten years ago from Waycross. He was
employed by the St. Johns River Shipbuilding Company and was a
member of the Shrine of Divine Healing. Mr. Westberry is survived
by his widow, Mrs. Jennie Westberry; his father, J. U. Westberry
of St. Petersburg, Fla., four sons, Joseph L. Westberry, of New
York City, John D. Westberry, U.S.N., Thomas Westberry, Merchant
Marines, and M. M. Westberry, this city; three sisters, Mrs. J.
L. Jarvis, St. Petersburg, Mrs. Ed Thair, Waycross, Ga., Mrs.
W. M. Peek, Mobile, Ala., and a brother, L. C. Westberry, Waycross,
Ga. Funeral services will be held at 4 P.M. today in the chapel
of Key McCabe Funeral Home with the Rev. Flora Price officiating.
Pallbearers will be W. E. Gardner, Rev. Chas. Lake, Louis Canova,
Steve Tudor, Earl Mitchell and Fred Weimer. The body will be forwarded
tonight to Savannah, Ga. for interment.
Notes for JENNIE CATHERINE MATTOX: Buried in Savannah, Georgia.
Children of JOSEPH WESTBERRY and JENNIE MATTOX are:
i. JOSEPH LAWRENCE WESTBERRY, b. Abt. 1905.
ii. JOHN D. WESTBERRY, b. October 21, 1907, Savannah, Georgia;
d. January 1986, Duval Co, Florida; m. ALINE W.; b. May 11, 1906;
d. June 16, 1992, Duval Co, Florida.
Notes for JOHN D. WESTBERRY:
US Navy, WWII.
Florida Times Union (Jacksonville) Sunday, January 19, 1986
WESTBERRY- Johnnie D. Westberry, 78, 1165 Lake Shore Blvd., died
Thursday evening in a local hospital after a long illness. A native
of Savannah, Ga., he resided in Jacksonville since 1937. He was
a member of the Pentacostal Faith; a Veteran of WW II; a member
of the Fraternal Order of Police; a retired captain of Security,
Seaboard Coast Line Building. Survivors include his wife, Aline
Westberry of Jacksonville, and 2 brothers, James T. Westberry
of Jacksonville, and Joseph L. Westberry of New York. Funeral
services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Hardage-Giddens
Guardian chapel, 4315 Main St., with the Rev. D. Ray Hoke and
Rev. Clarence Smith officiating. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.
iii. JAMES THOMAS WESTBERRY, b. 1909.
Notes for JAMES THOMAS WESTBERRY: Merchant Marines, WWII.
iv. MIKE M. WESTBERRY, b. Abt. 1912.
3. LONNIE COLON WESTBERRY, SR (JOHN URSERY3, RICHARD FURMAN2,
MOSES1) was born March 1885 in Gardi, Georgia, and died August
01, 1964 in Florida. He married EMMA ADELINE DUKES. She was born
1887 in Charleston, South Carolina, and died March 28, 1937 in
Ware Co, Georgia.
Notes for LONNIE COLON WESTBERRY, SR:
1920 Census, Ware Co, Georgia.
Lonnie C. Westberry, 34; Emma A., 33; Colan S., 9; Charles M.,
7; Raymond E., 7/12.
1930 Census, Waycross, Ware County, Georgia, April 9.
Westberry, L. C., 44, Married at 24, C.Clerk for Tractor Machine-Steam
Railroad; Emma D., Wife, 38, Married at 18; Colon, Son, 20, Single;
Charles, Son, 17, Single; Raymond, Son, 10; James, Son, 8; Ruth,
Dau., 3 4/12.
Children of LONNIE WESTBERRY and EMMA DUKES are:
5. i. LONNIE COLON WESTBERRY, JR, b. 1911; d. August 24, 1961,
Tallahassee, Leon Co, Florida.
6. ii. CHARLES MONROE WESTBERRY, SR, b. June 05, 1912, Florida;
d. April 1963.
iii. RAYMOND E. WESTBERRY, b. 1919; d. March 29, 1966, Ware Co,
iv. JAMES L. WESTBERRY, b. Abt. 1922.
v. RUTH MARIE WESTBERRY, b. December 1927, Waycross, Georgia;
m. (1) ROBERT MORRIS; m. (2) UNK FORSYTHE.
Notes for RUTH MARIE WESTBERRY:
Dear Mr. Westberry,
My name is Ruth Marie Westberry. I was born in Waycorss, Georgia
in 1926; Daughter of Lonnie Colon Westberry Sr. born in Gardi,
Georgia and Emma Adeline Dukes of Charleston, South Carolina.
I am trying to research My Family tree of the Westberry's and
I found a note in my Dad's Bible Several years ago about a picnic
party one of the Westberry's was having for a reunion. I am sorry
I could not have been to it but that was several years ago I believe
it was in 1965. I wondered if you would help me by giving me some
information and I will share my information with you. Any information
you have would be greatly appreciated.
My Dad died 1964, My Mother died 1937. This is something I have
wanted to do for a long time. There are a lot of Westberry's in
Jessup, Ga. , are they related to me? If you would send me some
addresses of my relatives I will write to them.
Thank you very much
Ruth Westberry Forsythe
4. BESSIE WESTBERRY (JOHN URSERY3, RICHARD FURMAN2, MOSES1)
was born March 1890. She married HARRY B. CROSS. He was born 1888.
Child of BESSIE WESTBERRY and HARRY CROSS is:
i. BLANCHE W. CROSS, b. 1907.
Generation No. 3
5. LONNIE COLON WESTBERRY, JR (LONNIE COLON4, JOHN URSERY3,
RICHARD FURMAN2, MOSES1) was born 1911, and died August 24, 1961
in Tallahassee, Leon Co, Florida. He married VERNA MAE. She was
born in Florida, and died November 1962 in Duval Co, Florida.
Notes for LONNIE COLON WESTBERRY, JR:
Florida Times Union (Jacksonville) Friday, August 25, 1961
WESTBERRY - Lonnie C. Westberry, Jr., 50 who lived at 938 Delores
Drive in Tallahassee, died yesterday at a Tallahassee hospital.
Mr. Westberry was born in Waycross, Ga. He was the manager of
Pic-N-Save Drug Store, in Tallahassee, and had been associated
with Pic-N-Save since its beginning in 1955. He also was associated
with Walgreen Drug co. of Tampa and Jacksonville. He was a member
of the B.P.O.E. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Verna S. Westberry
of Tallahassee; one daughter, Mrs. Katherine M. Hurley of Springfield,
Mass., a sister, Mrs. Robert Morris of Naples; three brothers,
Charles M. Westberry and Raymond E. Westberry, both of Waycross,
Ga., and James L. Westberry of Jacksonville; his father, Lonnie
C. Westberry, Sr. of Tallahassee; and four grandchildren. Funeral
will be at 4:30 p.m. Friday in the J.A. Culley and Sons funeral
Home, Tallahassee, Fla. The remains will be forwarded to Seashole
Funeral Parlors for services to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, in
the Memorial Chapel of Seashole Funeral Parlors with Rev. Dr.
Douglas B. Leatherbury, of St. Marks Episcopal Church officiating.
Notes for VERNA MAE:
Florida Times Union (Jacksonville) November 7, 1962
WESTBERRY - Funeral services for Mrs. Verna Mae Westberry, widow
of Lonnie Westberry, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the
Estes-Krauss Funeral Home, 618 Laura St., with Rev. Johnson H.
Pace, Jr., rector of Holy Cross Episcopal Church officiating.
Mrs. Westberry, who lived at 6628 Pine Summit Drive, died Monday
at the residence following a brief illness. She was born in Florida
and had lived in Jacksonville since 1917. She was a Presbyterian.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. H. L. Hurley of Puerto Rico,
a sister, Mrs. W. R. Peacock of Jacksonville; and four grandchildren.
The family asks that flowers be omitted.
Child of LONNIE WESTBERRY and VERNA is:
i. KATHERINE M. WESTBERRY, m. H. L. HURLEY.
6. CHARLES MONROE WESTBERRY, SR (LONNIE COLON4, JOHN URSERY3,
RICHARD FURMAN2, MOSES1) was born June 05, 1912 in Florida, and
died April 1963. He married LOIS DELK November 22, 1936 in Georgia.
She was born November 07, 1915.
Child of CHARLES WESTBERRY and LOIS DELK is:
i. CHARLES MONROE WESTBERRY, JR, b. September 08, 1937.
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